Love It or Lose It Challenge Week 2

 

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Last week I introduced a skirt I was conflicted about keeping.

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I decided to wear it to a baby shower to make my decision.  It ended up matching with a sweater I just purchased so I have to keep it, at least for a couple more seasons.  Now to find the right boots.

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This week I have two sweaters that have stayed, unused, in my drawer for at least a year.  They were useful when the collared shirt/sweater look was fashionable.  I actually really hate the neck line but I keep them, for cold weather days.  We’ve had many cold weather days, and I still can’t bring myself to wear them.

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When I visited the blog, Made It On Monday, and saw her sweater turned cardigan post, I knew I had to refashion my sweaters.  Surprise, surprise, I actually got one done.  Well, mostly done.  I decided it needs buttons.

 

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I should have made the bias around the neck line more narrow but it is ok.  Without buttons, it hangs open and looks a little off.  I love the fabric I found to coordinate with the plainness of the sweater.  I chose a blue/gray plaid fabric for my gray sweater but I also started making a skirt with a piece of remnant fabric that cost about $3.  I have decided to coordinate the sweater with my new skirt.

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How is your closet organization going?  Maybe you are organizing another area of your home.  Leave a comment here and tell us about it.  If you blog about it, let us know your blog address.

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3 thoughts on “Love It or Lose It Challenge Week 2

  1. LOVE your modification to your sweater. Love the colors, they compliment the sweater so!I am currently organizing and purging through our office which is really a multi-purpose room. I have about three bags of books filled and ready to go sell to Homeschool Potpourri, a bag or two for goodwill and and a bunch of stuff in recycling. Now to tackle my personal desk area with the idea of purging as much, if not more than organizing. I keep telling myself "Less is more!!!"Thanks for your post!

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  2. Thanks, Nancy. It's hard to believe how we build up these stock-piles of unused items. Good luck on getting the office organized. Great project for these snowy/raining, wet days.

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  3. Hi Beth, You gave me a good chuckle. I m glad your 'normal'. I have to tell you this about the man in the beans…I had a good laugh about the man in the beans, when I first saw that pic on my email, the bottom part wasn't in view. I drove myself nuts trying to find that man. I was sure I was lacking major protein in my diet. HA! I finally saw the full photo and there he was. Weird but fun.Your makeover sweaters is a great idea. I like the fabric you chose and now you will have a new skirt too. Good stuff. The thrift store will just have to wait for someone else's sweaters.Smile.Hugs, Jeanne

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